ITINERARY(MANALI TO LEH):
MANALI-KEYLONG-SARCHU-LEH-NUBRA - DISKIT - HUNDER – PANGONG LAKE
10 Nights/11 Days Tour
DAY 01 – ARRIVE MANALI
Morning arrive Manali and transfer to hotel. After lunch drive to rafting point, 01 hr, later after activity drive back to Manali. Overnight Manali.
DAY 02 - MANALI
Today meet you for the tour and also lay hand on the bikes . Ride to Naggar, visit Naggar Castle , Roerich Art Meusium. Lunch at naggar . Evening ride back to Manali. Overnight Manali.
DAY 03 - MANALI – TANDI/ KEYLONG (115 Kms ,5-6 HRS)
We will make an early start towards Tandi/Keylong , our next night halt. the abundance of greenery and trees dramatically disappears into arid landscapes as we ascend the steep mountains over Rohtang Pass. We can expect a few muddy tracks at times. Overnight camp at Drilbu Retreat./ or Chandrabhaga Hotel
DAY 04 – TANDI/KEYLONG -SARCHU (110 KM, 5-6 HRS )
Beyond Tandi, the regions main town, the road follows the Bhaga River up towards its source. It hairpins up to the Baralacha-La (16050 ft/4,892m), a pass that is
perhaps unique in its being a tri-junction, with a trail from Spiti coming in from the southeast. Overnight in camp.
DAY 05 - SARCHU-LEH (3505 MT) (253 KMS: 8-9 HRS)
After breakfast drive to Leh. The Zanskar Range remains to be crossed and this takes two more passes, the La Chung-La (16,600ft/5,059m) and the Tanglang La (17,469ft/5,325m). Leh is rapidly spreading in all directions from its original position beneath the long abandoned Namgyal Palace. While the town has come a long way from the days when polo was played on its main street, Leh still remains a pleasant, traditional Himalayan town. Overnight in hotel.
DAY 06 - STAY AT LEH -- Arrange permits and enjoy local places after lunch enjoy rafting at chlling
DAY 07 - LEH - NUBRA (125 KM)
Early Morning drive to Nubra Valley. (05 Hrs Drive from Leh about 125 Km). By crossing Khardongla18300 Ft/5602 m. The highest motorable road in the world ,Nubra Valley (Altitude: 3,150 mtr) ; Formarly known as Lyumra means ‘A Valley of flora’ with numerous high altitude yellow roses, apple and apricot orchards dotting its landscape. Lying approximately 1,300 ft/400m lower than Leh, Nubra sports a much milder climate, which enables its inhabitants to cultivate more extensively, as compared to their counterparts in the main Indus Valley.Overnight in Hotel.
DAY 08 – NUBRA - DISKIT - HUNDER – SUMUR – Leh
Morning after breakfast, visit to Diskit. Visit the village and monastery, proceed to Hunder to visit the village and Hunder Gompa. Later drive to the White Sand Dunes at Hunder. You can enjoy the camel ride here (On Own) or just chillout at the dunes and Back To leh – overnight stay.
DESKIT VILLAGE: Deskit is the main village of headquarter of Nubra valley, which has a small market consisting of a row of shops and about 500 years old Gompa on the hilltop. Spectacular view of the valley can be seen form the monastery.
DESKIT GOMPA: Deskit Gompa was founded by Lama Sherab Zangpo of Stod in about 1420 AD during the reign of King Dragspa. About 100 monks are residing in the Gompa, which is a branch of Thikse Monastery. The monastic festival called Gustor takes place on 20th and 21st days of the 12th month of Tibetan calendar.
HUNDAR VILLAGE: Hundar is a beautiful village to stay with lot of trees and you will really enjoy your stay at Hundar. It has a small monastery and ruined fort above the village. The walk or Camel Safari (Double Hump bacterian camels) from Hundar to Deskit, through sand dunes for two hours is wonderful.
Overnight at Hotel at Leh
DAY 09 - LEH – PANGONG LAKE ( 165KM, 4 HRS)
Breakfast at the Hotel, procced to Pangong Lake directly via karu and chagla pass .Pangong Lake is located on the high altitude plains of Changtang in the restricted area close to Tibet. This area is inhabited by nomads who make their living from pashmina goats. The lake is located on the border to Tibet with half belonging to China and half to India. On arrival Overnight stay at the Fixed Camp.
DAY 010 - PANGONG LAKE – LEH ( 150 KM 4-5 HRS)
Post breakfast ride to Leh. On arrival check in at hotel and in the evening free to explore market place.
DAY 11 – LEH - DEPARTURE
Morning fly to Delhi and get connecting flight back to your home.
Srinagar-Kargil-leh-Pangong lake-Khardungala top-Sarchu-Keylong-Manali
9 Nights/10 Days Tour
Day-1– New Delhi- Srinagar - (By Air)
Arrival at Srinagar Airport & transfer to
Srinagar city at Dal lake – check-in at house boat – after Lunch—visit Srinagar city – (nishat garden,
mugal garden, Shalimar garden and local market for shopping- and enjoy boating at dal lake- at
night enjoy kashmiri food .
Day-2-Srinagar- Kargil (220km)
After breakfast start drive to reach kargil- with
bikes – while covering sonmarg-( first stop- 90km from Srinagar) , Drass-(second coldest place- and
our stop for lunch), after half –N-hour Drive from drass we will reach kargil war memorial- later
proceed to kargil – will reach kargil around evening- check-in at hotel – night stay.
Day -3– Kargil –Leh (212km)
After breakfast- start Ride to Reach to reach leh- while
Crossing (fatu-la top highest point-13479ft) , and magnetic hill , patthar sahib gurudwar, and
lamayuru monastery (ancient monastery) , will reach leh around evening time, check-in at hotel-
enjoy evening walk or ride around the city- enjoy ladakhi food at night.
Day-4-Leh - Local
After breakfast— start your bikes and visit shani stupa, leh palace ,
hall of fame, hemis gompa, & local leh bazaar, back to hotel , enjoy evening with wine & dine.
Day-5–Leh –Pangong Lake-(165km one side)
Start early morning ride for pangong
lake- situated at altitude of (14,370 ft) , while covering Chang-la pass (17,800 ft ) – enjoy day time
around lake – after lunch – enjoy natural beauty of ladakh region – and ride back to leh – night stay.
Day-6-Leh-Khardung-la Top (K-Top) –(42km one side)
After Breakfast , start ride
for khardung-la pass (highest motorable pass on the world(18,380 ft) -Earlier it was considered one
of the most important passes for trade in the Central Asia. Khardung La was the last major
blockage to caravans on way to the Indus valley. Even today it is very valuable for the Indian Army.
Enjoy some time at Top and back to leh- enjoy some time for shopping , ladakhi culture.
Day-7-leh- Sarchu- (252km)
After early breakfast start ride for beautiful leh-manali route
to reach sarchu –(4290mtrs) , while crossing- high mountain passes –(lal-chug-la-16,600ft) and
(nakee-la- 15,447ft) , while visiting pang and gata loops, at this day you will enjoy maximum beauty
of ladakh region . reach sarchu- at evening check-in at camp – enjoy raw beauty of nature (no lights,
no cell phone connectivity ,only peace. Enjoy dinner at camp . and experience of sleep at the altitude
of 4300mtrs .
Day-8- Sarchu- keylong –(110km )
After breakfast start ride for another beautiful day
with high mountain pass (barlacha-la-4800 mtrs) while covering suraj taal and Deepak taal, enjoy
lunch at darcha village , reach keylong – at evening- check-in at hotel..
Day-9 -Keylong –Manali-(110km) –
After breakfast ride again to reach manali while
crossing rohtang-la pass – (4000mtrs) night stay. Reach Manali around evening – check-in at hotel,
visit mall road , and hidimba temple, back to hotel , night stay.
Local & overnight journey to Delhi- (580km).- After breakfast-
visit vasisth temple , enjoy some shopping and after lunch drive back to reach delhi.